Skip to main content

About your Search

Hannity 24
( more )
FBC 84
CNN 41
( more )
English 929
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 932 (some duplicates have been removed)
through their liberal agenda. now they have gone a step too far. senate democrats with harry reid leading the charge want to drastically change the filibuster in order to limit the republicans' ability to oppose certain legislation. >> stephen: yes, harry reid is trying to stop republicans from blocking certain legislation. for instance, any legislation. he's chipping away at the sacred senatorial institution known as the filibuster which allows the minority party to prevent a bill from coming to a vote simply by speaking non-stop on the senate floor. for instance, by reading the phone book. that's how, in 1974, the d.c. metro area yellow pages were signed into law. (laughter) the courts have since repeatedly upheld that clay's audio has the most far out selection of 8-tracks in town. but in 1975, this rule was changed so that a senator didn't have to actually speak, merely state his intention of launching a filibuster. a technique made famous in the classic movie "mr. smith goes to washington and expresses his intention to late dore something." (laughter) now, harry reid's doing this bec
it and make it pro-growth. >> on the democratic side, senate majority leader harry reid told reporters he would like credit for what congress previously cut. >> we have already done a billion dollars worth of cuts. >> today, the top democrat in the house took a similar approach. >> i think it's important to note we have already agreed to $1.5 trillion in cuts in the budget control act and other acts in this session of congress. so now we wait to see the revenue piece to that. >> asked what she would be willing to slash as part of this deal? >> we'll be talking about that later. >> rank and file house members say they realize more must be done now. >> we can means test entitlements, so for folks making $1 million year, you know, maybe they aren't able to access medicare. they have the means to buy their own healthcare. >> i know we can't afford to spend $690 billion on the defense, but there are smart ways and dumb ways to cut defense spending. for example, we still have bases all throughout western europe that there hasn't been a threat to western europe since 1989. >> beyond that, he did
. they cannot be as filibuster as -- full of bluster harry reid likes to think their troops are. obama will have to ask for a debt ceiling increase every month. >> i want to understand. both the gop leaders have put on the table possibility for closing loopholes. they both described it that way. is that going to be acceptable? >> our model is the reagan model of reducing marginal rates across the board for all people and eliminating this. if he did right, you could have a lot of economic growth. president obama things you get $400 billion by raising taxes on the top 1% or 2%. he could get $48 billion by doing the buffett role. his solution is $400 billion. he is running up deficits up $6.70 trillion. the size of his solution compared to the problems are not even in the same ballpark. that is why he is in there. he jumped to that promise. he sounds like he was not going to but when he got specific he made it clear in a year from now the middle class might target this. so no whining, all you peasants out there. >> if sometime in the next few weeks there is an agreement here that closes l
proposals to senator harry reid. the house has submitted proposals and paul ryan passed a budget. but senator harry reid, he won't consider it. and he won't encourage his senate budget committee to do anything. absolutely nothing. it's a pocket veto and stops the budget from going forward. >> in fairness to pall and all john boehner, every year the republicans have been in the majority in the house in this administration, the house has passed a budget -- both times. the senate -- the majority leader won't even bring it up. and the republicans bring up obama's budget to -- as an amendment to force the democrats' hand. but if the president leads, i happen to believe the president must be telling the democrat leader, don't do it. if the president starts telling him now, we are going to try to really get something done, i assume the democratic leader will do what the president says. >> caller: i am not here to defend why the president didn't do t. all of these budgets twould have been so simple. he's the leader of the party. if the holdup is harry reid, a democrat, couldn't he just c
be spending about $3,000 more. >> harry reid kept the focus on the president's winning campaign message of letting the tax cuts expire on incomes over $250,000 a year. >> the people who have done so well during this difficult time with the economy, the richest of the rich are going to have to pay a little more to solve the financial problems we have this this country. >> this is what the campaign has been all about. congressional democrats are making sure the message is simple, consistent, to the point and easy to consume. recent comments from david plouffe as well as lawmakers left the president's strategy open to interpretation. progressives were concerned the social safety net programs were on the chopping block, but today democrats were unified in their approach. they are all on the same page. the president was reluctant to agree to a deal cutting medicare and medicaid benefits. president obama is seeking $1.6 trillion in additional revenue over ten years and $340 billion in health care savings. the time says the deal would not affect benefits. that's the keyword, benefits. the pres
to that as well. >> jennifer: jay carney and harry reid both echoed his comments calling for raising taxes on the wealthiest to spare the middle class. that, of course, is the same position that helped get the president re-elected but senate minority leader mitch mcconnell surprised no one by disputing the idea that any mandate exists on this issue saying "if the president truly realizes that he was elected to represent all of its citizens, not just the ones who voted to give him a second term last tuesday, then he will seek the common ground he avoided so strenuously in his first term." paul ryan went even further on a local wisconsin television station last night. he said that the american people had not rejected his budget ideas and that, in fact, it was just a certain group of voters that cost him the election. >> i don't think we lost it on the budget issues. i think people, especially on medicare, we clearly didn't lose it on those issues. i think the surprise was some of the turnout. some of the turnout especially in urban
: no sooner had boehner finished then senate majority leader harry reid took the podium to challenge republicans to come up with their own plan. >> we're saying extend the tax cuts for middle class. as part of that, of course, we know if we do nothing that top rates go up and the nats are waiting for the republicans to come forward with something because that's our proposal, period. >> eliot: on the debt ceiling speaker boehner retreated to the position that g.o.p. held last year. >> if we're going to talk about the debt limit in this, there's going to be some price tag associated with it. i continue to believe that any increase in the debt limit has to be accompanied by spending reductions that meet or exceed it. >> eliot: white house press secretary jay carney didn't think much of that idea. >> asking for a political price to be paid in order for congress to do its job to ensure that the united states of america pays its bills and does not default for the first time in its history is deeply irresponsible. >> elio
cliff. democrats have harry reid. we have mitch mcconnell. get them in the room. no one gets all they want. if reagan and o'neill could do it, obama and boehner should be able to do it. >> it's the right approach, the one most beneficial for our economy, that protects the middle class and strengthens it and creates ladders of opportunity for those who aspire to the middle, to get there. >> it's time for the president to present a plan that rises above the reckless and radical voices on the hard left, that goes beyond the talking points of the campaign trail, and that has a realistic chance of passing the congress. the time, in other words, for campaigning is over. it's time for the president to lead. >> when you're $16 trillion in debt, the only pledge we should be making to each other is to avoid becoming greece. and republicans should put revenue on the table. so i agree we shouldn't raise rates, but grover is wrong when it comes to we can't cap deductions and buy down debt. what do you do with the money? i will violate the pledge, long story short, for the good of the country,
following comments from senate leader harry reid that budget talks may be stallng out. groupon shares rallied on word talks are underway about a new ceo. investors poured money into green mountain after the close. the stock gained 20% after hours on better-than-expected earnings. and the new apple imac will go on sale friday. larry shover of sfg alternatives joins us now for a closer look at today's trading market. good to have you on the show larry. always good to see your smile. a lot of reports were surfacing yesterday that harry reid actually moved the market because he said that talks had stalled out over the fiscal cliff. do you buy into that? > > perhaps. right now, the market seems to be shrugging its shoulders at every headline that comes in, because we are hearing so much. but what harry reid said was really a game- changer, about perhaps trying to curb filibusters. that would be a game-changer, and would put a lid on the stock market. > he could have that much power? unbelievable. all right, let's move on to our next question and talk about greece. for now it looks like gre
with it. >> eliot: a few hours earlier harry reid also called for compromise. >> it's better to dance than to fight. it's better to work together. everything doesn't have to be a fight. everyone should comprehend, especially my senate friends that legislation is the art of compromise and consensus building. >> eliot: but all the political happy talk wasn't enough to soothe the markets with two years of political gridlock behind us and an uncertain future ahead the dow jones industrial average dropped down nearly 313 points for the for time in a year. i'm joined by richard socarides deputy director of the 1996 clinton-gore campaign and former lgbt wider to president clinton and president of equality matters. long with sam seder host of "ring of fire" and "the majority report." is this a new world or a bit of happy talk that will last a few hours, or will this campaign rearrange how political leaders feel that they must compromise. let's start with you richard and the republican party. the tea party was crushed yesterday. will john boehner react to that? will the tea party be pushed overboar
juan williams and mary katharineham. both are fox news analyst. too white, too male. harry reid. i find this obsession with race and gender instead of ideas to be disturbing. i think an african-american can lose like colonel allen mutt looked like he lost in florida. he was a conservative. he lost. i think white guys can be conservative and win if they are good candidates and they make good ideas that are repealing. democrat, republic. this obsession with welling the ticket has to be all white or all black or brown, white, i just think it's silly. you are nodding your head. you want a color coded ticket. >> no. you are talking about racial bean counting. you are way way lost on this one. i don't get it you are so smart. look at the numbers of what came out tuesday and it looks like huge victory among whites for romney but loses the election. he had a plus 27 advantage among white men. still couldn't put him in the oval office. if you are thinking of it strategically and you want republicans to win. you have to be more inclusive and especially with the rapidly emerging latino population.
e made unilaterally. made by the top two guys. mitch mcconnell and harry reid. they get to decide themselves. they have a ton of power in terms of putting senators where they want to put them or where the senators want to be put, or not. so here's my question. what's going to happen with her? what's going to happen with the the most high profile freshman member in a long time? what's going to happen? elizabeth warren's background is an expert on bankruptcy law. she was the chair of the oversight panel for the bank bailout. she came up with the idea for the consumer financial protection bureau and helped get it off the ground. elizabeth warren was born to be on the senate banking committee. if anybody want ever born to be on that committee, she was born to be on that committee. want to know who would very much not like elizabeth warren to be on the banking committee? the banks. we have been hearing pretty much since she got elected about how wall street is going to do anything in its power to keep elizabeth warren off the banking committee and presumably out of their hair as much a
of do. the way it works, harry reid will put forward a slate of committee assignments. and then the entire democratic conference or caucus will vote on that slate. so in theory, it's true. the democratic caucus could reject harry reid's slate. it just never happens. because these appointments are done in consultation with the committee and done in consultation with the members. every effort is made to assure that seniority and what people want is respected. there are two slots coming open on the banking committee. herb kohl is retiring and daniel akaka of hawaii. it would be hard for harry reid to say he couldn't get one of america's foremost experts on bankruptcy and wall street and a person beloved by the same people who gave harry reid a victory that he couldn't get that person a seat. >> so to the extent that wall street is lobbying, they wouldn't just be lobbying harry reid on this. they would be lobbying the whole conference to try to turn people against her, however, unlikely that might be. >> they could be trying, but it probably wouldn't be working that well.
in congress. >> harry reid moves towards the nuclear option to stop the obstruction in the senate. steve benan joins me next on the latest on the filibuster showdown. >> the emphasis on benghazi has been publicized. >> first thomas risks rolled fox news. today fox news responds by trying to smear thomas risks. >>> and the right wing bubble on the economy bursts again e. >> the president's economic policies have failed. the american people know it. >> i have a new term. it's called obama noma. he's such a cancer to the economy. >> to call this an economy is an insult to recoveries. >> the numbers don't lie. we'll lay them out for you, tonight. that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. flexpen® is insulin delivery... my way. levemir® (insulin detemir [rdna origin] injection) is a long-acting insulin u
now. >>> united we stand, divided then stocks fall. >> senate majority leader harry reid said there has been little progress made recently in the fiscal cliff talk and is disappointed with the little progress made. >> and there couldn't be more at stake. >> what is going to happen to create a credible plan that causes the corporate sector to sustain what we are seeing with the consumer. >> maybe we all need a little perspective. >> we buy stocks almost every day. but i'm confident about the american economy over the decades to come. we will have ups and downs and i can't predict them but america is a winner. >> fiscal cliff and what it means for your money on "fast money" right now. >>> live from the nasdaq market site in new york city's times square i'm melissa lee. special dividends are coming fast and furious. why apple might offer a fast payback. will the market be naughty or nice to investors. chart breaks down the technicals. forget stores and waiting in line. we are breaking down the best ways to play it. grid lock in washington dragging on stocks again today. let's go
. if they don't, you can say goodbye to the house and the senate will remain under the control of harry reid. it's time to look in the mirror. we have the co-host of "the five." you recovered. all set. >> yeah! nice to see you? >> at the time akin made the comment, legitimate rape and the woman's body as a means of preventing pregnancy, it's a rape, i don't know. i invited him on my radio program for two days in a row. we went on for a long time. here's part of that exchange. >> i think there is one political reality that has to be faced by you and your campaign and that is that, you know, the reality here is democrats now have a ton of ammunition and they are going to try and use these remarks to hurt everybody they can. if i was put in that position, i would be thinking about what is in the best interest of the party, what is in the best interest of, you know, mitt romney, in this case? what is in the best interest of the people of missouri? are they going to hear a campaign about issues or is this going to be a distraction in the campaign? you are not even considering that? >> caller: no, no.
the president today actually calling on boehner and harry reid to say we have to come together. we could have seen more of that from the first administrations that he is doing it now. what are the odds they get together? >> everyboby hopes they are high but you want to avoid the high stakes game of chicken and during the lame duck session. that could have been. but his willingness to meet with mitt romney and boehner to resolve the situation. but if you heard voters press conference he sounds like he is the same position under no circumstances will taxes ever be raised. gerri: he said the reelection of the president is not a mandate to raise taxes. this is a huge debate. can they come together? >> i believe we can seize the future together. we're not as divided as our politics suggest as cynical as the pundits believe that greater than the sum and we will remain more than a collection of red states and lose states we are the united states of america. gerri: why didn't we hear this four years ago? >> we did. and eight years ago when a bomb gave the speech to the illinois state senators. and in
come forward with something. >> find out what senate majority leader harry reid's nevada constituents are saying about his performance. >>> also, is it time for the u.s. to join the ranks and put $1 billis to rest in favor of a $1 coin? believe it or not, people feel passionate about this issue. our heated debate is coming next. stay with us. system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone. connection to doctors who get where i'm from. and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. when you take a closer look... the best schools in the world... see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... they can inspire our students. let's solve this. heartburn symptoms cau
majority leader, harry reid. in fact, harry reid is going to make some comments in a matter of moments which you will see live and will no doubt move the markets one way or the other. let's get straight to the trading action today. in front of me mike murphy, john najarian, joe terranova, josh brown. more of the same, doc. markets up on what seems to be a pretty good day. >> the more they zip it, the more we go up. as soon as they talk, we go down. it's not democrat or republican. doesn't matter if it's harry reid or if it's boehner. when they came out -- or when boehner came out and we're about to get reid as well. when boehner came out and said it's not balanced, we don't have cuts on the table, the white house is not trying, i said yesterday that this increases the gamma, the rate of change of delta. that's what gamma is. it goes up. we're seeing larger and larger risk built into this based on how long these negotiations take. if they drag it out and they don't get substantive issues on the table like cuts as well as taxes, then we're going to be closer to the cliff. that's why all
-ins any time soon on this. i talked to harry reid earlier today. i asked him whether or not tim geithner had brought a specific offer up here to the republicans from the president. he said no. no specific offer today. in fact, he said the president made the offer from the democrats two weeks ago, and that's the offer that stands now. so, guys, a very high-stakes poker game here on capitol hill right now. treasury secretary geithner meeting with nancy pelosi, the democratic leader in the house, as we speak. we expect to hear from her, probably not him, in about a half an hour. >> what is soon? no deal soon. we're 32 days away. this is just mind boggling. >> you mean it's going to go down to the wire? what a surprise, eamon. >> washington loves brinksmanship. they love deadlines. they're incapable, they've proven time and time again throughout history, they're incapable of coming to a deal before that deadline. my guess is, based on seeing these things before, that's where we're going here. right until mid to late december before we get a final deal. i think all of this jockeying right now
and we are prepared to do revenue increases. that wasn't the decision of the election. harry reid is out this talking about 19 trillion or $20 trillion in debt. we get beyond january 1, we signed off on $2.5 trillion more in debt. we signed off on trashing businesses. tracking the so-called rich. anyone who earned $250,000 and more will have a hugely negative effect on our economy. what have we achieved? >>neil: if part of the revenue issue isn't raising the rates, but is closing loopholes, and credits and special allowances. >>guest: like mortgage interest deduction? >>neil: hear me out. is it leaving mortgage and charitable deductions aside, you are right, the devil is in the details but it is the stuff that prevents those who pay no taxes now or skirt paying any taxes at all, is that a good point for republicans to say we are for tax purity, as well, and this would go a long way toward proving they are for simplifying and making this fairer tax code and that in a negotiating world could be a good tactic? >>guest: it might be but you do not get it with this president because this presi
's negotiatorring position is nothing but tax increases and harry reid would some of the senators may want to focus their attention on has announced there is no entitlement reform, so to argue that the taxpayers should take the brunt of this battle and they should not defend taxpayers but the spending interests in washington, strikes me as odd. the effort by some to get entitlement reform, the democrats have said heck no and harry reid has said it ain't happening, and they ought to look at that, rather than trying to raise taxes to pay for obama's bigger government. >>neil: do you hear it is spreading? we have chatted about this before. you were open when we chatted in washington, to talk about the cliff cliff, to not equateing bringing in causes or tax loopholes and the like and closing them off, your point was as long as it leads eventually to revamping of the tax code, but this goes beyond that, they have no quid pro quo and they are offering this, you argue, what? >>guest: well, there are two ways you can damage the economy. one is to increase marginal tax rates, everyone knows the small busine
but craziness. i watched harry reid yesterday. he talked and talked and really said nothing. i thought to myself, all you do is dance around these bills that they send. the house will have a bill and vote on it. they send it to the senate. what does he do -- he dances around it. host: know by partisanship for you? caller: absolutely none. when he was walking off, i feel bad for him but he cannot get it together. he grabs ahold of the flag. he was falling and then he grabbed a hold of the wall. at that point i said, uh oh, that man needs to go home. he is too old to be there. he does not do his job and he is collecting a big paycheck. host: we covered that news conference. go to our web site, for all of you who might have missed it. if you want to watch the entire press conference with harry reid. on facebook, here is what wendy had to say. on twitter -- a democratic caller, what is your message to washington? caller: i would like to first congratulate the american people on using good sense by reelecting the president. mr. romney had no plan. he was just saying the opposite of what th
majority leader harry reid, and the big union boss, richard trumka. if you add them all together, tell you exactly what they said in a moment, add them all together the outlines of a deal would look like this. this is on the fiscal cliff. the outlines would possibly look like this. raise taxes, certainly raise tax revenues right now, beginning next year. promise to cut spending down the road and ignore the deficit. you heard from speaker boehner. harry reid said, you can't push us around, we'll tax the rich. richard thumb came in we want to preserve medicare, medicaid, social security and we don't care about the deficit. you add that up, tax now, promise to cut later, ignore the deficit. that could be the outlines of a fiscal cliff deal. bill: be clear on that now. speaker boehner before the election last week. what he is saying, there is big distinction here now, you can raise revenue but don't touch the tax rates. >> yeah. bill: how would you do that? >> okay, you could do that by cutting some loopholes. obviously, with this new administration, you're not going to get tax rates cut. that
. good morning, everyone. three statement. harry reid says tax hikes for the rich, john boehner talks more tax revenue, union boss from xhosas deficits are not priority. read between the lines. taxes up soon, spending may drop later, the debt will go up. that was a big part of the stock sell-off yesterday. the dow is below 13,000. a serious hardship story for you. new york area hit with another storm, more power outages, more destruction. this will hurt the whole nation's economy. "varney and company" about to begin. rs day of work. and his new boss ld him twongs -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll wk his way up from busseto waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in fish and me from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll find some good people to help guide him, nd he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from ameritrade. stuart: two days after the election the fighting is starting on capitol hill. all about the fiscal cliff, the nationa
together har harry reid is not interested in compromise. he said it's better to dance than fight, but he sung a different tune when candidate romney wanted to reach across the aisle on his claim that they would work with him on his agenda. reid said romney's fantasy that senate democrats will work with him to pass in very conservative agenda is laughable. if not the majority leader, who will emerge as a power player to help tackle the most pressing issues? fiscal cliff, anyone? sorry, steve. i know you hate that phrase. in the guest spot today helping us identify senators to depoll larize our senate is jimmy williams who worked with dick durb durbin. >> jimmy -- >> that's not easy. >> jimmy, so you heard harry reid's obstructionist mantra before the election. should we expect a softer harry reid to emerge after the election? >> harry reid was a boxer in college, so i think that tells you -- he was a capitol hill policeman before he was a united states senator and the majority leader. that gives you everything you need to know about the majority leader. >> so no, then? >> the answer is i
while here this afternoon have been reacted to comments from harry reid and mitch mcconnell. let me play you a sound bite of what markets reacted to and explain on the other side why i think markets are getting this wrong this afternoon and are in danger of getting it wrong throughout this debate. first, listen to what the two leaders had to say. >> there's been little progress with the republicans, which is a disappointment to me. they talked some happy talk about doing revenues, but we only have a couple weeks to get things done. >> as we head into the fiscal cliff negotiations, my advice to the president would be it seems like our friends on the other side are having some difficulty turning off the campaign. we need to sit down and work this matter out. >> it seems like what markets were reacting to this afternoon was harry reid saying there's been little progress. but he actually said there's been little progress with republicans. he's saying he wants the other side to concede more than they have. this is a negotiation. it's very important to remember there's going to be back and for
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 932 (some duplicates have been removed)